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The thin white line in this satellite image doesn't look like much, but it was the cause of a lot of confusion and consternation last week when it was attributed to a mysterious missile launch. The image bears out the theory that the contrail was caused by a plane, says a NASA researcher.
Originally posted by tsurfer2000h You know I seem to find it interesting that we have two planes at the same altitude yet only one plane caused the contrail. So as I see it there should have been another contrail or am I missing something here? Just womdering.
At 5:15 US808 was approaching the Salton Sea in south central California. UPS902 was 290 miles behind it, 158 miles away from Catalina Island.
Time (EST) Lat Long Heading Speed Altitude UPS902 08:15PM 32.77 -121.14 75° 506 38,900 US808 08:15PM 33.56 -116.21 88° 516 37,000 At 5:15 US808 was approaching the Salton Sea in south central California. UPS902 was 290 miles behind it, 158 miles away from Catalina Island
Originally posted by Cyberspy
Why is it so hard to believe credible sources like New Scientist?
edit on 17-11-2010 by Cyberspy because: (no reason given)
reply to post by Phage